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1 MY COUNTRY-CHINA Presenter: Jiangzhenghui ESL156 Culture studies Instructor: Lyra Riabov

2 Geography Location Size Population Introduction Special Culture Calligraphy Chinese Paper-cut

3 Location: East Asia Size: approximately 9.6 million square kilometres, the world's second-largest country by land area Population:over 1.3billion,the world's most populous country

4 what is chinese calligraph ? Art Philosophy Spirit

5 Chinese calligraphy world famous Former first lady Laura Bush

6 Tools for calligraphy The paper, ink, brush, and inkstone are essential implements of East Asian calligraphy: they are known together as the Four Treasures of the Study ( )

7 Chinese calligraphy Word "drogon" in different Chinese fonts

8 The best cursive handwriting

9 Appreciation of calligraph

10 Appreciation of Ink painting

11 Chinese paper-cut

12 Papercuts refer to handicra fts made by cutting paper with scissors to form different patterns and pasting them on walls, windows, doors and ceilings

13 The history of papercuts With the long history, papercuts, which originate d in China, have been very popular among the or dinary people of China.The first papercut can be t raced back to the Northern and Southern Dynasti es (386~581) period. The initiation and spread of papercuts had a close relationship with Chinese r ural festivals. People pasted papercuts on walls, windows and doors at wedding ceremonies or fe stivals to enhance the festive atmosphere.

14 Appreciation of Papercuts

15 Reference

16 THANKS!


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